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Prognostic Factors of Distal Tubal Occlusion

  • Jacques Donnez
  • Roland Polet
  • Michele Nisolle


This chapter defines the prognostic factors associated with successful tubal surgery.


Ectopic Pregnancy Infertile Woman Intrauterine Pregnancy Tubal Patency Tubal Occlusion 
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  • Roland Polet
  • Michele Nisolle

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